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James Herbert Gholson

  • Birth 1798 Gholsonville, Brunswick County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 1848 Brunswick County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Ward A, Old Ground, Square 147
  • Memorial ID 53826467

US Congressman. He graduated from Princeton University in 1820, studied law, passed the bar, and established a legal practice in Percivals, Virginia. After serving in the Virginia House of Delegates, he was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian Democrat to Congress in 1832. He served a single term in Congress, from 1833 to 1835. He returned to Brunswick County, Virginia, and served as a circuit court judge for Brunswick County.

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 18 Jun 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Herbert Gholson (1798–2 Jul 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53826467, citing Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .